The Effects of Changing Hearing on the Brain

Did you know?

  • Hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic health condition facing older adults
  • Hearing loss is associated with accelerated cognitive decline and cognitive impairment in older adults
  • There is a strong link between the degree of hearing loss and the risk of developing dementia
  • Untreated hearing loss leads to higher rates of depression, anxiety, and other psychosocial disorders in individuals
  • Untreated hearing loss affects productivity, performance and career success, resulting in as much as a $30,000 loss in annual income
  • Individuals with hearing loss may become isolated and depressed

Resources:

Edwards, Brent, Ph.D. "Starkey Research Series: How Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids Affect Cognitive Abilities." AudiologyOnline. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Mar. 2015. Lin, Frank, MD, Ph.D, and Rebecca J. Kamil, BS. "Result Filters." National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 30 Mar. 2015. Oyler, Anne L., Au.D. "Untreated Hearing Loss in Adults-A Growing National Epidemic." Untreated Hearing Loss in Adults: A Growing National Epidemic. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Mar. 2015.

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